"'When I was born," "I was born now" "fully grown," "on heroin" "When I
was born" "fully grown" "in the universe" "of no change" "nothing" "grows
up from'" ("Who sings this, whose voice?" "This person" "is in a shadow"
"down at the end of" "the platform" "I can't see him" "at all" "He continues"

his song:") "When I was born," "I was now" "When I was born," "I'm not
allowed" "to remember when I was" "the little baby" "in a darkness, joy of
darkness" "Was I the cub" "for an instant?" "if so" "only an instant,"
"before I" "was a soldier" "before I" "was a soldier...'" ("Where is the

battlefield?" "At a station" "no longer" "in use" "Train goes right
past it" "But veterans" "know how" "to get in" "In that station" "is kept a
piece of" "a battlefield" "of the old war" "In that station" "grow white
flowers" "large blossoms" "that are faces," "with eyes closed" "lashes

closed white" "White skin hair" "Soldiers go there" "Call to"
"the victim-flowers" "They don't answer but" "seem to grow" "The soldiers
water them" "water the flowers" "which were" "their own victims:")
"'When I was born," "I was born now" "When I was born," "I'm not allowed"

"to remember if I was" "the little baby" "the little boy" "Was I the cub"
"for an instant?" "Or was I" "already" "a soldier...'"


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